Six arrested, cars seized after another Gold Coast hooning meet

Gold Coast police have arrested more people after another local illegal hooning event over the weekend.

A large police presence was called to the northern Gold Coast on Saturday night, including at a Bunnings carpark along Tamboring Oxenford Road in Oxenford.

They intercepted a number of vehicles, seizing two and issuing around 97 traffic infringement notices.


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Six people were arrested, one has been charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle, while four were charged with drink driving and one for drug driving.

Two stolen vehicles were also recovered.

Police have been targeting illegal hooning activity as part of Operation Tango Vinyl, which commenced in March.

Acting Chief Superintendent Geoff Sheldon says they will continue to disrupt illegal hoon related activity and dangerous driving offences.

“We will continue to proactively address these high-risk criminal behaviours that put members of the public in danger.

“Community safety is paramount and a cornerstone of the Queensland Police Service. This is not a bit of harmless fun. Their reckless actions could result in serious injury or even death.

“We will continue to target this type of behaviour and our officers remain focused on investigating and taking action against those involved.”

It follows a spate of incidents recently, which has seen illegal activity rife across the northern Gold Coast.

Three weeks ago, one such event even saw PolAir targetted with projectiles.

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Tamboring” – c’mon its not that boring